Kohlrabi

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Brassica oleracea

Gongylodes   Chou navet    Kohlrabi   Kolinabo   Kohlrabi

Crop Rotation Group :Brassicas (Cabbage family)kohlrabi

Soil :Well drained soil amended with well rotted compost.

Position : Full sun

Frost tolerant : Yes, tolerates light frosts.


Companionage

Helps: onion, beets, aromatic plants, cucumbers
Helped by:
beets, cucumber
Avoid:

Attracts:
Repels: 


 Plantation

Sow and Plant :Sow indoors, or outdoors when the weather is warm but the soil is still cool.
Can be sown in late summer for a fall crops.

Germination: 6-9 days

Spacing :Single Plants: 25cm each way ; Rows: 7″ (20cm) with 11″ (30cm) row gap

Feeding : In lean soil, mix in a balanced organic fertilizer before planting.


Harvesting :Pull plants when swollen stems are the size of tennis balls. Older plants have inferior texture.

Yield per 10ft of row: 8lbs

Time to harvest: 50-60days


Troubleshooting :Cabbageworms can be damaging, but they are less attracted to kohlrabi compared to other cabbage family crops.

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